Chances are, at one point or another, you’ve had to resort to a second hand shop to get yourself a new PS3 or PS4 joystick. Weather it was because yours broke or because you needed some extra ones for your friends, you probably already know how expensive original ones are.
However, you can find incredible prices for new PS3 and PS4 joysticks on AliExpress. If you are looking to renew your or buy some extra cheap Playstation joysticks, this is the place to do so.
AliExpress is one of the best platforms when it comes to technology accessories and joysticks are no exception. Take a look at what gamers have to say, you need only look at the sales and reviews to know the joysticks available on the platform are incredibly good and a great alternative to the well known Sony joystick.
Advice on purchasing a cheap PS4 joysticks
Before we talk about shops and prices, we’d like to give you some advice to keep in mind when purchasing these controls for PS4 and PS3.
- Authenticity: the best option is to get an original joystick, one made by Sony. This being said, you can also get some joysticks made by other brands with excellent features a lot cheaper.
- Color and material: when it comes to joysticks there’s a wide variety of colors, designs and materials. You can get them in blue, red, black, grey, white, two tone ones… Chose the one you like best and remember to check reviews!
- Confort: PS4 joysticks are sometimes used for hours and hours on end so you want to make sure the one you have is ergonomic, so its confortable to use for a long period of time.
Features to keep in mind
To avoid any problems, your Playstation 4 joystick should always feature:
- Compatibility with Playstation 4
- Wireless bluetooth connection
- Movement sensor
- Touch panel
You can find all this information in the product description. If the joystick features these aspects, you can be sure it will be good. In fact, a member of our team just bough one and says he can barely tell the difference, plus delivery was really fast.
Prices for the PS3 and PS4 controls
In the European market an original PS4 joystick goes for 50€ or more. Just so you get an idea, an original wireless Sony PS4 Dualshock 4 control goes for around 55.90€ in most regular shops and 49€ on Amazon.